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APA STYLE AID Includes examples of in text citations, reference page citations and paper formatting in APA style, based on Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed., 2010.

BOOKS IN PRINT Bibliographic database on all U.S. books in print. Also includes audio and video titles.

CREDOREFERENCE Online reference collection featuring hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and subject-specific reference books covering a broad range of subjects.

FIRSTSEARCH Catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.

GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

GENERAL REFERENCE CENTER GOLD General interest database including articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals. Covers current events, popular culture, business and industry, arts and sciences, sports, and more.

MASTERFILE PREMIER Multidisciplinary database covering subject areas of general interest. Includes reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps and flags.

MERRIAM-WEBSTER DICTIONARY Entries, including definitions, pronunciation guides, and word histories from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus.

MLA STYLE AID Includes examples of in text citations, reference page citations and paper formatting in MLA style, based on MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed., 2009.

OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY Contains the entire text of the Oxford English Dictionary, including definitions for most words in the English language and word origins and quotations.

OXFORD REFERENCE ONLINE Over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.

ULRICH’S Comprehensive database of regularly and irregularly published journals, magazines, newspapers, and full-text electronic resources from more than 200 countries.

WORLD ALMANAC Covers arts and entertainment, people in the news, U.S. cities and states, nations of the world, vital statistics, science and technology, economy, national defense, historical anniversaries and more. (click on the "Almanac" tab)

WORLD ALMANAC ENCYCLOPEDIA Full-text of articles in Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia, as well as "Special Reports" on important news topics. (click on the “Encyclopedia” tab)

 

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